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Allahabad High Court to Monitor CBI Probe Into Hathras Case, Says Supreme Court

The Hathras sufferer’s physique was cremated within the useless of the night time. (File photograph)

A 19-year-old Dalit lady was allegedly raped by 4 upper-caste males in Hathras on September 14. She died on September 29 at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital throughout remedy.

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  • Last Updated: October 27, 2020, 12:49 IST
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The Allahabad High Court will monitor the CBI probe into the Hathras case during which a 19-year-old Dalit lady was allegedly gang-raped by four higher caste males after which succumbed to her accidents.

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde, Justice A S Bopanna and Justice V Ramasubramanian had on October 15 reserved its verdict on a public curiosity litigation (PIL) and a number of other intervention pleas of activists and attorneys who’ve argued {that a} truthful trial was not attainable in Uttar Pradesh because the probe has allegedly been botched up.

The lawyer, showing for the sufferer’s household, had instructed the apex courtroom that trial within the case be shifted out of Uttar Pradesh to a courtroom within the nationwide capital after completion of investigation. A 19-year-old Dalit lady was allegedly raped by 4 upper-caste males in Hathras on September 14. She died on September 29 at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital throughout remedy.

The sufferer was cremated within the useless of the night time close to her residence on September 30. Her household alleged they have been pressured by the native police to hurriedly conduct her final rites. Local cops, nonetheless, mentioned the cremation was carried out “as per the wishes of the family” During the listening to within the apex courtroom, activist-lawyer Indira Jaising had additionally raised apprehension of not having a good trial within the case in Uttar Pradesh.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had referred to the affidavit filed within the apex courtroom by the Uttar Pradesh authorities which gave particulars concerning the safety and safety offered to the sufferer’s household and witnesses within the case.

The state authorities, which has already transferred the case to the CBI and has given consent to monitoring by the apex courtroom, had filed the affidavit after the highest courtroom sought particulars on witness safety and on whether or not the sufferer’s household has chosen a lawyer. Referring to the compliance affidavit, Mehta mentioned that sufferer’s household has knowledgeable that they’ve engaged lawyer they usually have additionally requested that authorities advocate must also pursue the case on their behalf.

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